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Shugaku-in: Spring is Here –  a Visit to an Imperial Villa
Mar23

Shugaku-in: Spring is Here – a Visit to an Imperial Villa

Spring has arrived one week early this year. Kyoto is already blooming with snow willows and plums. I saw the first cherry blossoms today, along the Kamo River. I have spent the past two weeks guiding an artist and a professor of landscape architecture to all of my favorite gardens in Kyoto. A few days ago we visited Shugaku-in Imperial Villa. Built in the 1600's as a retired emperor's country villa, Shugaku-in consists of ...

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